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    Assistant Professor in 3D Computer Animation Emily Carr University

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design invites applications for a full‐time tenure track Assistant Professor position
    in 3D Computer Animation within the Faculty of Design and Dynamic Media. Situated on unceded, traditional and
    ancestral xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwxw˙7mesh ┌xwumixw (Squamish), and səl ̱ ilwโ ̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil‐Waututh)
    territories in Vancouver, Canada.


    We seek candidates who can work effectively in interdisciplinary teams on curriculum that will prepare students
    to meet and exceed current 3D computer animation profession demands, as well as inspire them to grow as
    creative and critical thinkers with their own unique styles of storytelling. Candidates should possess the ability to
    teach students at multiple levels, from Foundation to Graduate Studies, and will be expected to contribute to
    developing curriculum in an institution that is committed to the interrelation of theory and practice. Additionally,
    faculty are expected to participate in portfolio reviews, upper‐level design critiques, provide student supervision,
    serve on administrative committees, and to be an active and engaged member of the Emily Carr community.


    A successful candidate will bring their current knowledge and production expertise in 3D computer animation into
    the academic environment in order to create fulfilling learning experiences for students. They will have the
    following qualifications and/or related experience:
     Terminal degree (or equivalent experience) and industry experience in 3D Computer Animation
     Current professional experience in the animation industry as a 3D artist with experience as a lead artist or
    supervising artist at an internationally renowned studio;
     University‐level or post‐secondary teaching experience in a related subject area is preferable;
     A passion for teaching and intercultural competence: the ability to communicate effectively and
    appropriately with people of various cultures;
     The ability to conduct/collaborate on research projects in digital media is preferable.
    Preference will be given to candidates with expert technical proficiency and industry experience in one or more
    of the following key areas:
     3D character animation;
     3D creation (modeling / rigging / texturing);
     Look development, lighting/rendering.


    Applications should address the candidateĺs expertise in the areas of teaching, research, and professional practice.
    Applications should include:
     a cover letter;
     a current curriculum vitae;
     a statement of pedagogy and up to 3 samples of syllabi, assignments, and evidence of teaching
     a statement of research;
     a personal statement on the candidateĺs contributions to diversity, regardless of personal characteristics,
    describing any professional skills, community experience, or willingness to engage in activities that
    advance institutional diversity and equity in teaching, research, and service;
     any relevant supporting materials including links to current demo reels and portfolios; and
     the names and contact information of three referees.

    Electronic submissions are welcome at,

    The review of applications will begin on March 1, 2019

    please click link below for more information:
    3D Computer Animation - F003-2019.pdf
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